Spotify Not Working with Google Home and Mini? Here’s How to Fix It

Spotify is the biggest music streaming service where you can listen millions of songs. Well, when you link your Spotify account with Google Home or Mini, you can have great fun by managing your playlist with your voice. But, what if Google Home won’t play Spotify list. Of course, that would be horrible. But, you can fix it yourself.

According to some Google Home and Google Home Mini users, Spotify not connecting to Google Home and they can’t link Spotify to Google Home. Sometimes, when you say “Hey Google, play Spotify”, it responds “All right, here’s some music” and then after a few seconds it answer “Sorry, something went wrong.” But, Here we have some possible solutions to fix Spotify not working issue with Google Home or Mini.

Spotify Not Working with Google Home and Mini

How to Fix Google Home or Mini Won’t Play Spotify Music

Solutions #1: Unlink and Relink Spotify with your Google Home or Home Mini

After trying a couple of different Google Home voice commands, if your intelligent speaker is still not playing any single track from Spotify then try to unlink your Spotify account first and then again relink it. Here’s how to do it:

Step #1. Open Google Home app on your smartphone.

Step #2. Tap on the device button at the top right corner of the screen and then tap on the menu button at the upper right corner of the app.

Step #3. Tap on Settings → Music → Spotify.

Step #4. Now tap in “Unlink”.

Step #5. Once your Spotify account unlinked, follow these steps again to relink.

Solutions #2: Reboot Google Home or Mini

Reboot is one of the most straightforward and better solutions to fix various issues on any device. According to Spotify, the rebooting Google Home and Mini worked for many users to fix the Spotify not playing on Google Home or Mini problem. So, we suggest you try to reboot your Google smart speaker.

Well, you can either reboot your smart speaker from Google Home app or unplug your smart device. To reboot from the app, open the Google Home app → Devices → Settings → More → Reboot. Or, unplug your device from a power source for 1 minutes and then plug the power back.

Solution #3: Unlink and relink your Google Account

If you have tried to unlink and relink Spotify and rebooted your device and still Spotify not playing on Google Home or Mini, then our another solution is to try to unlink and relink your Google Account. Let’s know how to unlink and relink your Google Account in the Google Home app.

Step #1. First of all, make sure that your smart speaker and smartphone connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Step #2. Open Google Home app and tap on Devices at the top right corner.

Step #3. Scroll to locate device card for your speaker and tap the device card menu.

Step #4. Tap settings and then Linked account(s) and then X next to the Google Account.

Step #5. Now tap Unlink to remove your Google account.

Step #6. Once your Google Account removed, just go through the same procedure to add it again and enjoy Spotify without any pause.

Solution #4: Check Spotify app version and account

Sometimes Google Home or Mini stop playing Spotify if you have installed the older version of the app on your casting device. And also, Google Home won’t play Spotify if you don’t have a premium account. Hence, if you are encountering with Spotify playlist and Google Home issue, then you make sure that you are running the latest version of Spotify app with the premium account.

Solution #5: Try to use different voice commands

As Google Home and Mini both smart enough to get work done smartly with your commands, you will also need to give specific commands sometimes. For instance, when you say “ok Google Play Playlist XYZ”, it will play the exact playlist as per your wish. But, when you say “ok google play XYZ,” it will play a random track or reply “Sorry, something went wrong” sometimes. So, you will need to be specified in certain cases.


Have you tried all above solutions and still getting the same issue? Our last suggestion is to try to reach the Google Home support or fill out Google Home support survey to solve the problem and enjoy music without any interruption.


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